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Nathan Faulkner, MD

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL

BS, Biochemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

MEDICAL SCHOOL

MD, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

RESIDENCY

Orthopedic Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI

FELLOWSHIP(S)

Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, Southern California Orthopedic Institute, Van Nuys, CA

Meet Nathan Faulkner, MD

Dr. Nathan Faulkner is a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in comprehensive shoulder and knee surgery, sports medicine, hip procedures, fractures, arthritis, and uses minimally invasive and microscope techniques. He received a BS in Biochemistry from the University of Utah, where he also graduated from medical school and was inducted into the esteemed Alpha Omega Alpha honors society.

He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Wisconsin where he received several education and research awards. He received specialty training in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy during his fellowship at the world-renowned Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI) in Los Angeles. Dr. Faulkner is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is actively involved in the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Throughout his career, Dr. Faulkner has been involved in research and has authored several original scientific articles and book chapters. His work demonstrating a technique for grafting complex rotator cuff tears has been highlighted at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery national meeting. He has volunteered to train orthopedic surgeons from all over the world in advanced shoulder surgery techniques at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago. He has extensive experience covering high school, collegiate, and professional sports, and formerly served as associate team physician for the professional lacrosse Denver Outlaws. In his free time, Dr. Faulkner enjoys mountain biking, fly fishing, golfing, and skiing. He also enjoys exploring the outdoors with his wife and children.

"I am dedicated to providing the highest quality and most advanced orthopedic care to facilitate a quicker recovery and the best outcome for my patients. I truly enjoy educating my patients and their families about their orthopedic injuries. As your orthopedic surgeon, you can count on me to listen to your concerns and provide a thorough evaluation of your condition/injury. We will partner together to come up with an individual plan for getting you back to doing the things you love."

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Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Rotator Cuff Repair/Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Patellar Stabilization
  • Sports Medicine
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Fun Facts

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Your doctor is more than just a person performing your surgery. They’re committed to providing treatment that accounts for your whole-body wellness, which is why they start most visits by getting to know you, beyond just your pain points. Here are a few of the skills, hobbies, and interests that keep them busy when they aren’t tending to your health!

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